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Post Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 4:39 pm    Post subject: Harbour pelagics

Hey guys just wondering iff anyones getting any macks or tuna in the harbour and were abouts. Cheers


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Post Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 5:18 pm    Post subject: Re: Harbour pelagics

Tried today for naught.

There's some schools of massive queenies between east point and six mile but they're feeding on tiny bait and won't take lures.

Tuna nowhere to be seen today.

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Post Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 7:17 pm    Post subject: Re: Harbour pelagics

Cheers mate! Ill see what this wind does


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Post Posted: Sun May 27, 2018 6:38 am    Post subject: Re: Harbour pelagics

Same here.
Nothing Lee point all morning.
Birds and bait were absent all day.
Some bust-ups out near 6 mile but small and flighty.
Got a queenie and another bloke got a small trev and a mack of the rocks Friday morn from lee but again no bait or birds working.


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Post Posted: Sun May 27, 2018 5:46 pm    Post subject: Re: Harbour pelagics

match the hatch boys when those queenies are flighty. smallest metal slugs you can buy 10g works for me or 3 inch SP's in a clear colour with a 1/4oz jighead will see them bite. lightest rod and reel you own and it's fun for hours!

I've seen too many people chucking huge metals and poppers for naught while i'm hooked up most times.

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Post Posted: Sun May 27, 2018 5:48 pm    Post subject: Re: Harbour pelagics

we got 1 tuna yesterday. chased schools for ages but there feeding on tiny bait. had lures in the middle of a few bust ups for no hookups


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Post Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 10:04 am    Post subject: Re: Harbour pelagics

Yes that has been the story for me...even up the harbor arms...small bait....if you don't match it you wont' get any interest!

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Post Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 7:35 pm    Post subject: Re: Harbour pelagics

Trolled from larakeah to 6mile yesterday arvo, bit windy but not too bad. Had 1 hit a lure but by the time i heard the drag it was gone. Hopefully weather is bit better this weekend coming

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Post Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 9:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Harbour pelagics

Is camfish back, or is that just a similar name.


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Post Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 9:21 pm    Post subject: Re: Harbour pelagics

camfisho97 wrote:
Trolled from larakeah to 6mile yesterday arvo, bit windy but not too bad. Had 1 hit a lure but by the time i heard the drag it was gone. Hopefully weather is bit better this weekend coming

If you want harbour pelagics, cast 40g slugs at surface feeding fish. Also if you see fish on your sounder, drop your jig down and rip it back through them.
Go over neaps and building tides for best water clarity

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Post Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 9:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Harbour pelagics

mickkk wrote:
Is camfish back, or is that just a similar name.

Nah. The old camfish wouldn't be asking for advice or struggling for a fish. He knew everything

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Post Posted: Tue May 29, 2018 8:20 pm    Post subject: Re: Harbour pelagics

Yeah im only new to darwin, been in albury last couple of years but sunnycoast qld originally. Will eventually get onto some good ones

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Post Posted: Tue May 29, 2018 9:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Harbour pelagics

Keep at it bloke. The thing about Darwin is your next cast or troll run could produce a fish of a lifetime

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Post Posted: Wed May 30, 2018 3:48 pm    Post subject: Re: Harbour pelagics

Picked up a couple of nice macks off Lee Point yesterday, previous PB from there was 125cm and these went 124 and 129cm, so I was pretty happy with that. Didn't see any birds working, few pockets of bait on the sounder.


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Post Posted: Wed May 30, 2018 7:28 pm    Post subject: Re: Harbour pelagics

Nice fish sharkbait!! Were they trolled up or suspended baits?


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